Obsession  

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The Heart Has Its Reasons (c.1887) by Odilon Redon, a dictum from the Pensées by Blaise Pascal
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The Heart Has Its Reasons (c.1887) by Odilon Redon, a dictum from the Pensées by Blaise Pascal

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In psychology, obsession refers to:

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Etymology

From Latin obsessio (“a besieging”), from obsidere (“to besiege”). From ob (“before”) + sedeō (“I sit”).

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